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SPINDLES AND LOOMS.
Tbe following table shows the number of spindles and looms, the cotton consumed and its value:



Year. Spindles.

1880 6,286,727

1870 7,182,415

1880. 10,653,486

1890 14,188,103



Looms.
126,313
167,310
225,759



Cotton

Consumed.

Pounds.

422,704,976


Value of
Cotton.


898,308,2^

7ft0,348.98l

1417,946,776


?^^^



Spindlbs, North and South.
The number of spindles in the North and South for the years 1890-91 to 1806-97 are shown below
(From the "Financial Chronicle.")



Spindles. 1890^1.

North 12,925,000

South 1,856,000

Total 14,781,000



1891-92.
13,275,000 13,475,000
2,002,860 . 2,166,028



1898-94. 1804-96. 1895-96. 1806-97.

13,550,000 13,700,000 13,800,000 13.900,000
2,291,064 2,488,248 3,011,196 3,466,537



15,277,869 15,641,023 15,841,064 16,133,248 16,811,196 17,356,637



THE COTTON MOVEMENT

ESTIMATSD SPINDI.BS IN EUROPE, TH)g UNITED STATES, AND INDIA, 188a-1896.

Total
Europe and
United States. India.

77,110,000 1,790,000

78,700,000 2,002,000

79,1^,000 2,146,000

79,000,000 2,262,000

79.420,000 2,421,000

80,985,000 2,489,000

82,38'>,000 2,763,000

88,616,000 3,274,000

86,42>,000 3,852,000

86,055,000 8,402.000

87,670,000 8,676,000

88,830,000 3,630,000

80,783,000 3,810,000

90,900.000 8.968.nno

92,676,537 4,000,000



Tear
Ending
Sept. 30. ]
1888... • . .


^ - - — Europe —




United States .

Northern Southern


Continent.


Total.


States.


States.


Total.


22,450,000


64,450,000


11,800,000


860,000


12,660,000


1884


22360,000


&S,400,000


12,2.50.000


l,a50,000


13.300,000


1886


22,750,000


65,750,000


12.25'».000


1,125,000


13,375,000


1888


22,900,000


ft5,«00,000


12,250,000


1.150,000


13.400,000


1887


23,180,000


65.920.000


12,300,000


1,200,000


13.500,000


1888


24,385,000


67,385.000


12,300,000


1,250,000


13,550.000


1889


24,885,000


68,3a'),000


12,700,000


1,360.000


14,060,000


1890


25,400,000


69.210,000


12,800,000


1,605,000


14,405,000


18ttl


26,085,000


70,785,000


12,900,000


1,740,000


14,640,000


1892


26,Kl5.l>C«


71,755,000


13,250,000


1.950,000


15,200,000


1893


26,850,000


72,120.000


13,450.000


2,100.000


15,650,000


1894


27,.350,000


72,620.000


13,500,000


2,200,000


16,700,000


1895


28,250,000


73.650.000


13,700,000


2,433,248


16,133,000


i«fl«


w ^.. 29,850.000


74.2.50,(100


13,800,000


8,011.196


16,81 1.IWI


1897


44,900,000 80,320,000


75,220,000


13,900,000


3,456,537


17,356,537



* Includes 2,115 officers and clerks whose salaries were not reported.
+ This item was not fully reported in the census of 1850.



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435



OoHSUMPnoN OF Cotton, North and South.

The following table shows the takings and coDSumption of cotton by the Northern and Southern
mills for a series of years.

(Compiled from the ** Financial Chroniclers** figures.)





















Leaving
Stock at




^Taken by Mills -








^Consumption (Estimated )->




North.


South.


Total.


Stock.


Supply.


North.


South.


Total.


Mills.


Years.


Bales.


Bules.


Bales.


Bales.


Bales.


Bales.


Bales.


Bales.


Bales.


187»-80..


1,624,805


179,000


1,803,805


27,274


1,831,079


1,661.000


179,000


1,740,000


91.019


1880-81...


1,686,804


205,000


1,891,804


91,079


1,982,883


1,660,000


206,000


1,855,000


127,883


1881 »i...


1,^61,206


238,000


1,899,206


127,888


2,027,089


1,728,206


238,000


1,966,206


60.883


18^2-83. . .


1,772,912


a^i.ooo


2,013,912


60.883


2,164,795


1,730,000


831,000


2,061,000


108,796


1^8:^-84. . .


1,555,163


334,000


1,880,163


108,796


1,992,958


1,648.617


334,000


1,977,5.7


15,441


1884-85..


1,419,689


266,000


],68'>,689


16,441


1,701,130


1,420,130


266,000


1,686,189


15.000


188.5-86...


1,777,676


310,000


2,117,676


15.000


2132,676


1,657,676


340,000


1,997,676


135,000


188tJ-87..


1,679,658


397,929


2,077,587


135,000


2.213,587


1,749,250


397,929


2,147,179


65,406


1887-88. .


1.787,121


443,373


2,23 ',494


65,408


2,295,902


1,779,5*10


443,37:^


2,222,873


73,029


1888-89...


1,780,486


486.603


2,267,089


73,029


2,340,118


1,829,000


486,608


2,315,608


24.516


1889-90. . .


l,i9i,850


549,478


2,342,328


24,515


2,366,843


1,800,000


549,478


2,349,478


17,386


1890-91..


2,«i81,625


6 5,916


2.637,641


17,365


2,654,906


1.925,090


605,916


2,531,006


123,900


1891- J2..


2,212,032


681,471


2,893,508


123,900


3.017,408


2,025,000


681,471


2,7(6,471


310,982


1892-93...


1,747.314


733,707


2,481,016


310,932


2,791,947


1,950,000


733,701


2,683,701


108,246


1816-94...


1,613,971


723,329


2,337,300


1«I8,246


2,445,546


1,675,000


783,329


2,398,329


47J817


1894-95..,


2,164,170


853,852


8,007,622


47,217


3,054,739


2,040,000


853,852


2,893,352


161,387


1805-96..


1.670,744


915,810


2,586,554


161,387


2,747,941


1,780.000


915.810


2 695,810


52.131


1896-97...


1,862,565


1,074,482


2,887,047


52,131


2,930,178


1,835,000


1,024,482


2,850,482


79,696



Consumption, United States, Europe, tbe World.

The consumption in bales of 500 pounds each, and not 400 pounds as heretofore, in the United
States, Europe, the world, and India, is given below, the total not including India :

(From the ''Financial Chronicle'* and Ellison & Co.'s "Annual Review.")



Consumption. Great

Bales 501) Lbs. Britain.

1866-67 2,048,000

1867-68 1,895,000

1868-60 1,972,000

1869-70 2,130,000

1870-71 2,244,000

1871-72 2,412,000

Ave. 6 years.. 2,117,000

1872-73 2,467,000

187^74 2,502,000

1874-75 2,470,000

1875-76 2,541,000

1876-77 2,546,000

1877-78 2,431,000

Ave. 6 years.. 2,498,000

1878-79 2,274,000

187980 2,680,000

1880 81 2,858,000

1881-82 2,912,000

1882-83 2,995,000

1883-84 2,983,000

Ave. 6 years.. 2,776,000

1884-85 2,746,000

1885-86 2,902.000

1886-87 2,955,000

1887-88 3,073,000

1888-80 3,016,000

1880-90 3.227,000

Ave. 6 years,. 2,988,000

1890-91 3,384,000

1891-92 3,181,000

1892-98 2,866,000

1888-94 3^233,000

1894-95 3,250,000

1805-96 3,276,000

Ave. 6 years.. , 3,198,000

1896-97 3,224,000



-Europe.-
Conti-
nent.
1,862,000
1,384,000
1,169,000
1,267,000
1,525,000
1,646,000



Total

Europe.

8,410,(»0

3,279,000

8,141,000

3,397,000

8,769,000

4,058,000



1,382,000 3,500,000



1,626,000
1,651,000
1,792,000
1,922,000
1,902,000
2,007,000



2,077,000
24i00,000
2,365,000
2,558,000
2,704,000
2,704,000



2,604,000
2,772,000
2,912,000
3,087,000
3,256,000
3,432,000



3,631,000
3,619,000
3,661,000
8,827,000
4,080,000
4,160,000

8,822,000

4,368.000



4,098,000
4,168,000
4,262,000
4,463,000
4,448,000
4,488,000



North.
597,000
715,000
772,000
780,000
807,000
888,000

751,000

926,000
1,089,000

985,000
1,075,000
1,134,000
1,246,000



- United States.-



South.
61,000
52,000
70,000
79,000
80,000

106,000

76,000

122,000
113,000
127,000
127,000
120,000
184,000



Total
U.S.

658,000
767,000
842,000
809,000
887,000
994,000



1,048,000
1,152,000
1,062,000
1,202,000
1,383,000
1,380,000



4,351,000
4,880,000
5,223,000
6,470,000
5,699,000
5,637,000



1,292,000
1,428,000
1,607,000
1,546,000
1,504,000
1,492,000



185,000
162,000
187,000
213,000
306,000
308,000



1,427,000
1,585,000
1,694,000
1,758,000
1,900,000
1,795,000



5,350,000
5,674,000
5,867,000
6,110,000
6,272,000
6,659,000



1,286,000
l,5l;J,000
1,578,000
1,624,000
1,704,000
1,682,000



'241,000
810,000
861,000
400,000
444,000
508,000



1,527,000
1,822,000
1,989,000
2,024,000
2,148.000
2,1S5,000



7,015,000
6,800,000
6,627,000
7,080,000
7,280,000
7,441,000

7,020,000

7,582,000



1,810,000
1,944,000
1,872,000
1,588,000
1,940,000
1,711,000

1,812,000

1,776,000



657,000
632,000
679,000
6n,000
808,000
861,000



2,867,000
2,576,000
2,551,000
2,264,000
2,743,000
2,572,000



Total
World.
4,068,000
4,046,000
3,983,000
4,206,000
4,656,000
5,052,000



826,000 4,335,000



6,141,000
5.305,000
5,324,000
5,665,000
5,711,000
6,818,000



1,817,000 4,310,000 1,059,000 125,000 1,184,000 5,494,000



6,778.000
6,465,000
6,917,000

7,228,000
7,509,000
7,482,000



2,434,000 5,210,000 1,476,000 218,000 1,604,000 6,904,000



6,877,000
7,496,000
7,806,000
8,134,000
8,420,000
8,844,000



3,002,000 5,988,000 1,564,000 877,000 1,941,000 7,929,000



'700,000 2,512,000
962,000 2,738,000



9,382,000
9,876,000
9,078,000
9,824,aK)
10,023,000
10,013,000

9,532,000

10,088,000



India.



297,000
312,000
358,000
416,000



467,000
504,000
569,000
617,000
097.000
791,000

608,000

924,000
914,000
918,000
968,000
1,074,000
1,106,000

082,000

1,020,000



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THE COMMERCIAL YEAR BOOK.



Pboduction, Imports, Exports, and Consumption— Crop Tears 1871 to 1807.

(From the Bureau of Statistics and "Financial Chronicle.")

Three Figrures Omitted.



Year. ^ Annual
Bales.

1871 4,347

1872 2,»74

1873 3,031

1874 4,170

1875 3,828

1876 4,632

1877 4,474

1878 4,774

1879 5,074

1880 5,761

1881 6,606

1882 6,456

1883 6,»50

1884 5,718

1885 5,706

1886 6,576

1887 6,505

1888 7,047

1889 6,938

1890 7,311

1891 8,653

1802 9.035

1816 6,700

1894 7,550

189) 9,901

1896 7,162

1897 8,714





DisposI

s Don

Ex-


ition of


Foreiern


Total Con-






/—Production— ^
Im- Consump-


sumption,




Consump-


Crop.-N


ported.


tion.


ported.


tion.


& Foreiijrn.


Lbs.


Lbs.


Lbs.


Lbs.


Lbs.


Lbs.


2,(»0.094


1,462,928


667,766


1,197


420


558,186


1,384,084


933,537


450,547


2,894


2,608


453,153


1,833.189


1,200,064


633,125


4,426


4,091


637,218


1,940,648


1,358,602


582,046


3,626


8,248


686,204


1,783,644


1,280,419


523,225


2,149


1,716


524,041


2,157,958


1,491,405


666,563


2,451


2,227


668,780


2,005,901


1,445,360


650,532


2,657


2,370


852,011


2,280,286


1,607,534


652,752


8,082


2,098


854,840


2,404,410


1,628,373


776,038


2,994


2,401


778,528


2,771,797


1,822,061


* 949,738


8,548


3,318


053,040


8,199,823


2,191,929


1,007,894 '


4,450


8,200


1,011,103


2,588,240


1,730,976


848,284


4,340


2,408


850,761


8,406,070


2,288,075


1,116,905


4,062


848


1,117,838


2,757,544


1,862,573


804,972


7,019


6,868


000,637


2,742,966


1,801,650


851,307


5,116


8,608


864,813


3,182,306


2,058,037


1,124,288


5,072


8,795


1,128,084


3,157,378


2,160,457


987,921


8,9^


3,208


001,120


3,439,172


2,264,121


1,175,052


6,498


6,204


1,180,345


3,439,935


2,384,817


1,055,118


7,073


7,785


1,062,908


3,627,366


2,471,780


1,155,566


8,608


8,858


1,163,924


4,316,044


2,907,350


1,408,685


20,900


20,461


1,429,146


4,506,576


2,935,220


1,571,356


28,664


28,531


1,500,887


3,a'52,658


2,212,115


1,140,543


43,868


43,007


1,183,550


3,769,381


2,683,282


1,086,099


27,706


28,676


1,112,776


5,036,964


3,517,533


l,519,4:n


40,332


48,660


1,567,002


3,595,776


2.365,882


1,298,451


41,140


• • • •


1,380,600


4,883,820


3,040,771


1,452,185


88,988




1,401,178



Exports to Each Country.



I The foliowinsr table shows the exports of unmanufactured domestic cotton, by countries, from
1821ito 1807. (Last three figures of each column omitted.)





United




Year Bndinpr


Kinndom.


Franre.


June 30.


Lbs.


Lbs».


1821


87,718


27.430


1830


2«>9,830


75,105


1840


494,915


179,090


1850


4:n,53i


125,834


1800


1.264,136


283.967


1870


649,165


153,146


1874


903,571


177,365


1H7:>


011.041


155.189


1876


057,320


ai3,075


1-77


1,(120,365


210,088


1878


l,03i*,048


236,030


1870


083.774


106,088


1H80


* "■'* ■~~"


170,846


1881


1


276,926


]««




166,n0


1K.S3


1


214,414


1KH4




228,684


jsyj,-,


1


180,730
20< 1.8:51


iWSi


lN<7




l'33,045


1888


19«098


188H




200.(»98


18911




242.379


1891




27e.550


189-i




34«,;«:3


\m\




2M.029


\m




305,426


iMWn

1896




:«»"'..349
230,133


1897




858,012



Oer-

mHny.

Lbs.

748

1,123

0,158

5,0U

66,072

86,775

114,613

75,284

108,545

77,6a5

121,640

137,484

154,(»22

233,095

162,481

269,291

181,527

234,493

284,7.7

2»),H32

284».3l2

3K).377

418.H20

509,r>71

482,441

4i5,193

45Kfi04

7V>Mir>

519,229

685,788



Bel-

ffium.

Lbs.



12.800

12,746

14.800

1,726

8,553

3,113

15,538

2,208

14.101

0,563

8,948

9,160

2,368

21,027

16,431

42,832

62,534

55.144

&5,395

73,90:^

46,798

48.711

67,188

45,199

64,453

73.670

43,083

40,865



Russia.
Lbs.

804

111

2,203

4,338

21,698

15,170

64,000

65,708

8(»,896

25,100

a5,428
154,323
102.250
133,857

92,116
173,677

96,819

67,665

92,461

75,629
108,398

72,017

9({,581

67,806

67,196

18,178

7«»,840

70.999

45,811

42,020



Spain.
Lbs.

284
32
624
27,676
44,021
27.704
6:^350
29,813
47,561
46,090
40,686
70,607
66,936
63,870
67,631
98,469
67,964
67,650
84,207
60,240
84,665
00,766
87,660

100,418
93.7:iO

100, 06

112,682

108,080
111,450



Italy.
Li«.



3,902

9,a53
27,018

7,274
12.208

0,041
23,379
11,547
18,110
23,808
20,563
87,672
22,086
40.303
aj,862
89,520
55,236
36,611
55,187
65,53:i
84.875
97,011
85,501
8t),009
105,857
lrtrt.:<27
130,822
157,870



Other
Countries.
Lbs.
7,500
12,«i20
41,267
18,856
45,970
17.594
84,749
10,376
64,178
48,322
51,488
61,824
68,867
71,611
55,677
83i,688
54,158
48,940
55,817
62,188
54,800
81,718
62,i03
07.685

101.fti2
77,813
83,870

ir»ft.i4:<
06,880

144,148



Total.

LbR.

124.803

298,450

743,941

635,:.81

1,767.686

9i8,&58

1,35\602

1,260,418

1,491,405

1,445,309

1,607,538

1,628,374

1,822,061

2,19O.0:»

l,r30,975

2,288,<l75

1,862,578

1.801,650

2,058,(BT

2.160,457

2,264,120

2,3H4,816

2,471,700

2,907,:{5U

2,ftV^a6»

2,2j2,1I6

2,«8«,^82

3 r.i - r.-jij



3,108,755



For statistics since the year 1801, see Volume T, pages 365-6-7^ 9.



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FOREIGN MOVEMENT IN GOODS.

ExpoKTs or Ck)TroN Manofacturks, by Countries, Ybarb £in>iNO June 30, 1888-1897.

Ck}tton Cloths.

_ Countries. 1892. 1893. 1894. 1895. 1896. 1897.

United Kingrdom $558,315 $530,863 $712,678 $650,444 $588,476 $830,421

Oermany 30,155 17,784 1^,624 127,537 149,309 95,672

Other Europe 120,475 70,680 65.259 46,237 100,272 95,630

British North America. 85,538 647,663 987,837 887,160 1,189,616 1,775,483

Mexico 492,079 291,893 309,091 389,544 494,365 386,753

•Central American States and Brit-
ish Honduras. 448,488 848,136 431,052 668,333 648,546 599,136

West Indies (includingr Bermuda).. 899,577 1,168,018 1,345,936 950,184 953,726 919,803

Argrentine RepubUc 160,173 331,485 317,883 188,247 274,963 270,844

Brazil 673,?^ 1,325,787 1,435,546 l,504,r26 919,186 607.019

Colombia 257,331 181,478 160,351 298,832 401,690 382,646

Other South America 1,589,526 1,126,740 1,227,787 1,394,518 1,672,683 1,364,908

China. 3,887,732 1,638,657 2,846,220 1,703,023 8,854,146 7,114,574

British India and East Indies 325,230 144,759 330,077 282,278 138,608 199,880

Other Asia and Oceanica 385.399 289,395 487,454 761,363 411,685 1,905,581

Africa. 669,468 490,831 271,600 444,572 793,386 74«,2I»

•Other countries. 574,809 514,815 537,511 583,819 467,707 5,350

Total $11,158,023 $9408,484 $11,494,786 $10,479,217 $12,958,367 $17,281,830

Oilier Manufactures of Cotton Goods.

United Kingdom $161,728 $241,670 $361,867 $259,280 $384,675 $467,656

-Germany 70,996 119,434 164,835 230,.514 in,080 219,060

France 8,671 7,367 9,849 10,774 16,502 10,492

Other Europe 20,575 41,285 97,175 48,230 50,420 51.«17

British North America 865,319 1,358,001 1,275,623 1,719,871 1,764,002 1,351,179

Mexico 155,362 140,322 161,576 151,924 322,729 346,139

Central American States and Brit-
ish Honduras. 80,615 70,589 71,424 172,191 193,310 240,683

West Indies ancludingr Bermuda).. 131,892 143,215 145,155 128,200 143,303 161,706

Argentine Kepublic 15,740 66,877 82,461 18,209 41,933 66,845

Brazil 75,645 76,782 103,143 107,792 73,787 07,975

Colombia 38,867 88,511 40,052 33.953 82,772 54,832

Other South America. 48,395 56,147 48,261 68,085 56,633 56,683

British Australasia 96,147 67,851 71,485 89,087 119,437 181,3^7

Other Asia and Oceanica 270,613 26i,853 245,964 223,9t^8 455,332 398,366

Africa 10,789 18,587 10,405 16,440 46,321 70,232

Other countries. 16,902 11,379 16,836 23,r34 16,803 10,787

Total $2,068,254 $2,700,871 $2,846,100 $3,290,222 $3,879,039 $3,766,058

Total cotton manufactures... $13,326,277 $11,809,355 $14,340,886 $13,709,439 $16,837,396 $21,037,678

Imports of Cotton Manufaotures, by Countries, and Classes of Articles, 18B&-1807.

Cotton Manufactures.

1802. 1893. 1894. 1805. 1806. 1897.
Cloth-
France $271,122 $321,219 $278,030 $361,659 $504,339 $539,667

Germany 388,535 422,364 249,992 296,354 866,971 468,143

Switzerland 83,330 116,250 90,299 633,760 352,673 869,2S2

United Kingdom 8,894,281 4,9«,367 2,846,067 4,297,613 3,865,141 8,308,173

Other Europe 4,408 3,978 6,094 4,860 k4,420 3,328

All other countries 3,991 7,200 11,334 71,013 17,879 4,206

Total $4,645,667 $5,797,477 $3,480,806 $5,564,059 $5,100,434 $4,677,679

Clothing, etc., not including Icnit

B^tfium $162,267 $198,819 $182,860 $182,427 $197,110 $225,033

France 846,096 298,027 238,368 452,697 1 481,340 462,166

Germany 284,977 581,731 860,942 657,900 640,308 603,168

Switzerland 39,136 39,079 333,011 312.647 97,372 109,601

United Kingdom 408,550 508,009 514.619 1,214,789 1,302,422 1,286,954

Other Europe 17,335 14,808 3,421 2,992 17,6^ 25,289

China 40,956 33,796 24,371 29,580 31,240 23,758

Other Asia 10,485 6,274 10,136 4,723 14,309 8,532

Ail other countries 2,056 1,422 1,065 9,128 1,547 2,721

Total $1,261,848 $1,682,049 $1,668,778 $2,766,877 $2,683,316 $2,627,222

Knit goods: Stockings, hose, and
other-
France $438,876 $444,949 $266,907 $307,748 $4U,583 $336,804

Germany 5,068,982 5,636,779 8,908,008 6,954,481 6,509,539 4,994,881

Switzerland 46,258 77,788 55,580 23,769 44,211 64.144

United Kingdom 286,904 238,360 130,207 231,550 211,304 185,630

Other Europe 4,510 3,848 14,657 17,446 13,772 15,573

All other countries 1,177 461 801 185 363 182

Total $5,833,652 $6,382,175 $4,380,655 $6,635,179 $6,190,672 $5,596,703



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lAoea, edgings, embroiderioe,etc.—

189B. 1808.

Belgium $115,941 $111,807

France 96<),450 l,081,9eO

Germany 1,277,818 1,518,657

Switzerland 4,832,701 6,501,776

United Kingdom 4,031,695 4,464,607

OtherBurope 21,387 20,106

Ail other countries 8,388 8,466

Total $11^248,289 $12,741,798

Thread (not on spools), yarn, etc.—

Belgium $2,431 $2,880

France 28,826 87,780

Germany 61.504 51,528

United Kingdom 675,586 668,214

OtherBurope..' 1,970 2,830

All other countries 45 12

Total $664,062 $762,658

All other—

Austria-Hungary { 142,206 $221,660

France 46.',856 651,906

Germany 871,253 1,0W1,684

Switzerland 84,072 57,091

United Kingdom 3,017,290 4,018,613

OtherBurope 14.000 15,800

Japan 05,540 113.840

All other countries 12,627 13,mi0

Total $4,tt6J,433 $6,184,141



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1896.
$117,128


1896.
$182,111


1807.
$145,531


1,195,088


1,241,688


1,783,857


1,244,509


1,747,553


1,228,343


1,006,162


8,708,658


5,589.788


6,753.885


6,tF79,»7r


2,126,381


2,999,464


2,494,256


2,986,0l&


87,194


27,420


12.803


14,14&


6,474


9,580


20,928


' 18,620


$8,021,760


$11,686,016


$10,878,964


112,673,207


$9,344


$2,108


,$241


$1,579


15,883


16,468


17,152


14,667


38,.'>57


86,473


27,608


55,871


261,474


602,623


826,167


574,173


786


990


894


1,094


180


40


5


2


$826,1K4


$658,708


$872,067


1647,888


$156,420
447,028


$53,806
670,204


$86,832
Ml,626


. $29,676

600,453


861,835


1,112,876


1,046,881


1,402,480


94,084


247,071


206,S?8


164,922


2,863.198


3,929,850


4,755,22U


®»^^


15,711


24,608


31,682


40,465


61,826


48,091


81,656


64,967


18,416


14,786


24,837
$6,712,072


18,627


$4,498,315


$5,995,792


18,307,164



PRICES IN NEW YORK AND LIVERPOOL.

(Compiled by A. B. Sheppei-son.)

Highest and Lowest Prices in New York.

Middling Upland Ck>tton During Each Month and for the Season.



Season of
1^91-92.
High. Low.
September.. 818-16 8%

October g^ 8^16

November. .8 5-16 8 1-16
December... 8I-I6 7%

January 711-16 7%

February.... 7 7_i6 71-16

March 7 i_i6 611-16

AprU T% 611-16

May 7f_i6 7W

June 718-16 79?

July - 7U 7hi

August 74 7^

Highest of j. 8 18-16c. on
Season... f Sept. 5.

Lowest of » 6 11 -16c. on

Season... f Mar. 28.



Settfton of
1892-93.
High. Low.
7% 7 1-16
S% 7 11-16
10 8 5-16

10

915-16 9Y-16
9 7-16 9



Season of

1893-94.

High. Low,




Season of


1894-95.


6lS^16


Low.


6 5-16


6 5-16


594


6


59-16


61»-16


5 11-16


67-16


5*^
59-16


5 9-16


7


^


7**


7


7 8-16


7


8 8-16


7%



Season of
1895-96.
High. Low.
9r



Season of

1896-07.

High. Low.

8% 8 8-16

m 7 15-ift

8 8-16 7%
7 11-16 7 1-16
7 1-16



10c. on

Nov. 25.

7 1-16C. on

Sept. 3.



8 3-16C. on
Aug. 29.

69-16r. on
Nov. 12.




Highest and Lowest Prices in Liverpool.

Middling Upland C?otton During Each Month and for the Season.

Season of
1805-M6.
High. Low.
423-32 47-32
415-16 4 29-82
4 26 82 4 7-16
4 21-32 4H

4^ m

419^ 4%
413-8^ 4^
418-82 411-92
415 82 4 5-82
4 8 32 827-82
41-82 8^
428-82 48-82
4 15-16d. OQ
Oct. 16.

July 27.





Season of


Season of


Season of


Senson of




1891-92.


1892-93.


1898-94.


1894-05.




High* Low.
iiS 4 U-16


High. Low.


Hiirh. Low.


High. Low.
32§-88 817 82


September..


4H 8 1&-16
4^ iH
hVA 4 7-16
6 6-16 5


4 11-16 4%

aya 4v;


October


4 15-16 4^


m 35-82
3 7-32 281-32


November. .


SI lie


4^ 4 7-16


December...


4 7-16 4M


3 5-82 3 1-32


January ....


4 8-16 4


5« 6«


4 7-16 4^!


3 8-82 231-32


February.. . .


4 811-16


68-16 4 13-16


AVa 4 ] -16


81-82 2 31-32


March


m 8 9-16


6 1-16 494


4 8-16 A%
43 16 4-16


311-32 8


April

May


815-16 89-16


411-16 4 3-16


811-16 811-82


*M f


4 5-16 4^


41-16 815-16


3% 80-16


June


4 9-16 4 8-16


4 1-16 3 15-16


829-32 3^


July


41-16 815-16


4 9-16 m


4 825-32


Wa 8 21-82


August


4 m


4H 4 3-16


8^ 818-16


4 9-32 811-16


Highest of }
Season... f


415-16d.on


6^. on


49^d. on


4 9-82d.on


Oct 8.


Jan. 6.


Oct. 17.


Aug 80.


Lowest oft
Season... f


8 9-16d. on


8 I5-16d. on


825-82d.on


2 81-32d.on


Mar. 15.


Sept. 1.


July 31.


Nov. 12.



Season of! 1
1806-97.
High. Low.'
4 27-82 496
4 11-16 4 7-16
4 11-82




4 27-82d. on
Sept. 8.

8 25-82d.on
Feb. 18.



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DYEma AND FINISHING.

The following table shows the growth of the dyeing and finishing Indiutry, as returned by tba
several censuses :

No. of / — Average No. of Km- — « Cost of

EstaDlish- ploy^ and Total Wages. Material Value of

Year. ments. Capital. Bmployfes. Wages. Used. Produota.

1850 104 $4,81«<.3fi0 (CkK * $11,540,847 $15«454,4a0



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